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Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation Meets in Portland
Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places in a two-day meeting on Thursday and Friday, February 16th and 17th at the Eastmoreland Golf Course clubhouse at 2425 SE Bybee Boulevard in Portland, OR, 97202. Public hearings on the nominations will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday and are open to the public.  A tour of the proposed Eastmoreland Historic District will begin at 2:00 p.m., departing from the parking lot of the clubhouse. Members of the public are welcome to attend, but must provide their own transportation. On Friday, public hearings on the nominations will begin on 9:15 a.m.  The hearing on the proposed Eastmoreland Historic District will begin at 1:00 p.m. Members of the public are welcome to attend and testify.

The Committee will review the Federal Irrigation Projects in Oregon, 1901-1978, Multiple Property Document, as well as three associated nominations. The committee will hear the Troy Field nomination in Bend, OR at 12:15 p.m. On Friday, the committee will hear a barn nomination in Blachly, Lane County; a farmhouse in Springfield, Lane County; a nurse's dormitory in Portland, Multnomah County; and a community hall in Manzanita, Tillamook County. The day will culminate with the hearing on the Eastmoreland Historic District. The agenda and electronic copies of all meeting documents are available online at: http://www.oregonheritage.org/OPRD/HCD/NATREG/nrhp_sachphome.shtml.

Nominations recommended by the SACHP go to the National Park Service, which maintains the Register under the authority of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. Members of the Committee hold credentials in many historic preservation-related fields.

The meeting site is accessible to people with disabilities. Special accommodations for the hearing impaired may be made by calling (503) 986-0655. More information about the National Register and Oregon properties listed in the Register is online at www.oregonheritage.org (click on "National Register" at left of page).